PK Awards

PK Awards

Paul Kane High School hosts two annual awards events: 
  • Paul Kane High School Awards in October 
  • Paul Kane High School Colour Ceremony in June


    Awards available to students include:

    ALBERTA TEACHERS ASSOCIATION ST. ALBERT LOCAL #73 EDUCATION AWARD
    for a graduating student who will be pursuing a career in Education. Interested students must apply to the awards coordinator by June 15th of the current year, with confirmation of attendance at a post-secondary institution by September 15th. 
    AP SCHOLAR
    granted to students who receive grades of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams on full-year courses (or the equivalent).
    AP SCHOLAR WITH HONOUR 
    granted to students who receive an average of at least 3.25 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams on full-year courses (or the equivalent).
    AP SCHOLAR WITH DISTINCTION 
    granted to students who receive an average of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams on full-year courses (or the equivalent).
    AP NATIONAL SCHOLAR (CANADA)

    granted to students in Canada who receive an average grade of at least 4 on all AP Exams taken, and grades of 4 or higher on five or more of these exams on full-year courses (or the equivalent).

    AXE MUSIC TECHNICAL AWARD

    for interest, effort, and achievement in the technical area of play production.

    BROSTROM-MALTBY AWARD

    presented to two students who, like Andrew and Yvonne, had been involved in school and community activities and had shown a positive attitude towards friends, teachers, and parents.

    "CURTAIN'S UP" SCHOLARSHIP

    For significant contribution to the theatre Arts program at Paul Kane High School for more than one year and perhaps in the community.         

    DAN GORDON CITIZENSHIP AWARD

    sponsored by Re/Max Sam Elias presented to a student exhibiting those characteristics displayed by the late Dan Gordon.

    DELTA ART AWARD 

    for demonstrated ability and a continuing interest in the field of Arts and Crafts.

    DESIGN EXCELLENCE IN FASHION STUDIES AWARD 

    for design and technical expertise.

    DR. W.D. CUTS PLAQUE FOR HIGHEST GRADE 12 ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD 

    for the student with the highest grade 12 academic honours average, using English 30-1 plus any four of Math 30, Math 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Social 30-1, French Language Arts 30-1, or a second language of the 30 level.

    DRAMA ROOKIE AWARD 

    for a student in their first year of senior high drama who has demonstrated a desire to take risks and to learn to grow as an actor.

    E.S. GISH HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD 

    for the student with the highest grade ten academic honours average, using English 10-1 plus four of Math 10-1, Science 10, Social Studies 10-1, French Language Arts 10-1, or a second language at the 10 level. 

    GLOBAL LANGUAGES AND CULTURE AWARD 

    for a student who is currently enrolled in more than two second languages and who has demonstrated leadership in using target language in school-related activities.

    (THE) GOVERNOR GENERAL'S ACADEMIC MEDAL 

    presented to a student with the highest average in five academic grade 12 courses, one of which must be English 30-1.

    GRADE TEN HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD 

    for average of 80% or higher in five subjects:  English 10-1 and at least four of Math 10-1, Science 10, Social Studies 10-1, French Language Arts 10-1, and a Grade 10 Second Language.

    GRADE TEN STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 

    for grade ten students with an average of 80% or higher in five subjects; one of English 10-1 or English 10-2, at least two of - Math 10-1, Science 10, Social 10-1, French Language Arts 10-1, a second language at the 10 level; and any two other courses with a minimum three credit value at the grade 10 level.

    GRADE ELEVEN HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD

    for average of 80% or higher in five subjects:  English 20-1, and at least four of Mathematics 20-1, Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20, Social Studies 20-1, French Language Arts 20, and a Grade 11 Second Language.

    GRADE ELEVEN STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

    for grade eleven students with an average of 80% or higher in five subjects; one of English 20-1 or English 20-2, at least two of - Math 20-1, Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20, Social 20-1, French Language Arts 20-1, a second language at the 11 level; and any two other courses with a minimum three credit value at the grade 11 level.

    GRADE TWELVE HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD

    for average of 80% or higher in five subjects:  English 30-1, and at least four of Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Social Studies 30-1, French Language Arts 30-1, and a Grade 12 Second Language.

    GRADE TWELVE STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE AWARD 

    for grade twelve students with an average of 80% or higher in five subjects; one of English 30-1 or English 30-2, at least two of - Math 30-1, Math 31, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Social 30-1, French Language Arts 30-1, a second language at the 12 level; and any two other courses with minimum five credit value at the grade 12 level.

    GRADE TWELVE SUBJECT AWARDS

    presented to the student(s) receiving the highest standing in each Grade Twelve level subject with a minimum of 3 credits.

    HONNEUR DE DISTINCTION EN IMMERSION 

    Ce mérite est discerné à l'élève ayant le meilleur rendement scolaire dans ses cours d'immersion. 

    ICON EXPERIENCE YEARBOOK AWARD  

    granted to a student that has exhibited a level of commitment to producing a quality yearbook through hard work, consistency, attention to detail and reliability – all qualities of a good designer.

    INDIVIDUAL ATHLETIC and INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY AWARDS 

    granted to individual members of specific teams and clubs.

    J. BARNETT GRADE 11 HIGHEST ACADEMIC HONOURS AWARD 

    for a student with the highest grade 11 academic honours average, using English 20-1 plus four of Math 20-1, Biology 20, Chemistry 20, Physics 20, Social 20-1, French Language Arts 20-1, or a second language at the 20 level.

    FRIESEN'S ADVANCED PLACEMENT  AWARD  

    for a student who received the highest average as an AP National Scholar (Canada).

    KEY OF KNOWLEDGE 

    presented to the recipient of the grade 11 Highest Academic Honours Award by the grade 12 Highest Academic Honours Award winner.  The Key is received on behalf of the incoming grade 12 students and symbolizes the transfer of the Tradition of Excellence and Achievement to the new graduating class.

    KINSMEN CLUB OF ST. ALBERT SERVICE AWARD 

    for a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution who has demonstrated a commitment to school and/or to community through service oriented volunteerism.

    L.B.H. GENERAL TECHNOLOGY AWARD 

    for the student with the highest proficiency and interest in the field of Construction Fabrication at the grade 12 level. (School and individual award)

    LEADERSHIP IN DRAMA 

    for a student who acted as a role model to their peers and demonstrated the attributes of a leader in the area of theatre arts.

    LIONS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP 

    for a student who demonstrates leadership qualities, is recognized as an individual of honest and integrity and displays a commitment to his/her community through service work for youth groups, senior citizens, or non-profit organizations.

    MC COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP 

    presented to a student with high academic standing and who demonstrates promise in the area of esthetics or hair design.

    MCBAIN CAMERA LTD. GRAPHIC ARTS AWARDS 

    for the student who has displayed high interest and proficiency in the field of Communication Technology at the grade 10 level.

    MERIT CONTRACTORS CONSTRUCTION AWARD 

    for a student for proficiency in the area of construction.

    OPTIMIST ESSAY CONTEST SCHOLARSHIPS 

    for student(s) who submit essays to St. Albert Optimist Club and awarded first, second, or third place.

    PAUL KANE GLOBAL LANGUAGES AWARD 

    presented to a student who shows exceptional commitment towards the  pursuit of two or more languages other than English and demonstrates leadership in using languages outside of the classroom.

    PAUL KANE OnSIDE Program Award 

    for a student who successfully completes at least 10 credits using Alberta Distance Learning Centre materials and/or APEX Advances Placement Learning materials.

    PAUL KANE SOCIAL STUDIES AWARD 

    for a student who applies the concepts of Social Studies in his/her life.

    P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) SISTERHOOD STAR Scholarship 

    for a graduating young woman who exhibits excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service, and potential for future success.

    PROFESSIONALISM IN THEATRE AWARD 

    for a student who has shown dedication and focus appropriate to higher level theatre arts.

    ROTARY CLUB OF ST. ALBERT BARRY WELSH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    for a student pursuing post-secondary education in one of the following disciplines: fine arts, trades, technology, business or study in French.   

    ROTARY CLUB OF ST. ALBERT SERVICE ABOVE SELF AWARDS 

    presented to students in grade 10, 11, and 12 whose involvement in a school activity utilizes individual talent to enhance the general morale of students in the school and/or to positively serve other students of the school. 

    RYAN BURAK MEMORIAL AWARD 

    presented to a grade 12 graduating male who is a member of one of PK's senior athletic teams and has improved academic standing over the three years while attending Paul Kane High School; is planning to attend post-secondary, preferably, in a business program; is respected by both peers and staff; is not a recipient of any other Paul Kane High School award.

    SAFEWAY FOOD SCIENCES AWARD 

    for a student displaying the highest interest and demonstrated ability in the Food Sciences program. 

    SHIRLEY BRAUER AWARD FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE 

    for a female student who has demonstrated the attributes of courage, ingenuity, determination, compassion and the syntheses of ideas in scientific studies.

    ST. ALBERT BREAKFAST LIONS CLUB 

    Dr. Gerry Boychuk Memorial Service Award for a student who fulfills the Lion's motto "We Serve."

    ST. ALBERT COMMUNITY BAND BILL COATES MEMORIAL AWARD 

    for high academic standing and has shown considerable commitment and dedication in the school's music program.

    ST. ALBERT COSMOPOLITAN CLUB AWARD 

    presented to the student receiving the Grade 10 Highest Academic Honours Award.  

    ST. ALBERT HOST LIONS CLUB LEGACY AWARD 

    for a graduating student who demonstrates leadership qualities, is recognized as an individual of honesty and integrity and displays a commitment to his/her community through service work for youth groups, senior citizens, or non-profit organizations.

    ST. ALBERT PUBLIC SCHOOLS CERTIFICATE OF BILINGUALISM 

    for students who have acquired a minimum of 15 credits each year in the French Immersion Program.

    ST. ALBERT PUBLIC SCHOOLS FINE ARTS COLLECTION AWARD 

    for a student demonstrating special ability and continuing interest int he area of visual arts.  This award allows for the purchase and framing of work done by Art 30 or Art 31 students. The framed works are to be added to the collection and displayed in Paul Kane's main foyer.

    ST. ALBERT PUBLIC TEACHERS' LOCAL #73 EDUCATION AWARD
    to encourage students to enter the teaching profession.
    SGT. SHAWN EADES MEMORIAL AWARD
    for a student who demonstrates academic effort in English 30-2, Social Studies 30-2, a grade 11 Math course, and a grade 11 Science course. 
    SCHULICH LEADER NOMINEES
    demonstrating excellence in the STEM fields: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics.
    SHAYNE H. PAGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    for a grade 12 graduating student who attended Lorne Akins Junior High School for 3 years and attended Paul Kane High School for 3 years.

    STANLEY DENNIS PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    for the successful completion of a number of courses that are listed on each application form. Application forms are available in Student Services.

    STANLEY DENNIS CAREER AND TECHNOLOGIES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

    for the successful completion of a number of courses that are listed on each application form. Application forms are available in Student Services.

    UNSUNG HERO SCHOLARSHIP 

    for a graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in extracurricular service to the Paul Kane High School community and elsewhere and has received little recognition. This scholarship is to honour the legacy of Mr. Dale Smith's inspirational leadership at Paul Kane High School. 

    VISUAL ARTS AWARD 

    for a student who is selected for the St. Albert Public Schools Fine Arts Collection Award.